Breaking news - giant Himalayan lily flowers at Cilgwyn Lodge

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Regular readers of my monthly News Items will know that for the last few months excitement has been mounting as these fabulous plants have grown like Jack's beanstalk! Reaching nearly 8 feet tall, 7 plants have flowers on them. What a sight and what sensuous perfume.  We are over the moon!!

Much more news on this at the end of the month, and all the other wonderful things that a special June has brought us. Just a few pics to whet your appetite

The tallest of the 7 plants (on the right hand side of the picture) towering above it's border companions



The wonderful inflorecence - the cane on the rigjht hand side is 7 feet 3 inches tall



A closer look at those exquisite trumpets 8 - 10 inches long, red throats and packed with perfume